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Re: Re: How to make Debian more attractive for users, was: Re: The number of popcon.debian.org-submissions is falling

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 07:53:55AM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le lundi 26 juillet 2010 à 20:19 +0200, Magnus Berg a écrit :
> > And you wonder: "How to make Debian more attractive for users". :-)
> > 
> > First thing: Average Linux user may not be very interested in spam
> > hunting.
> > Second thing: If you intend to be attractive for the average Linux
> > user - Ubuntu users for instance - keep in mind that most users want a
> > user friendly, easy to use distro, with helpful and understanding
> > crew. If you intend to keep on working with computer nerds in mind you
> > will never be attractive for the average Linux user.
> We want the distribution to be friendly and easy to use by anyone.
> We want to receive bug reports only from computer nerds since they are
> the ones who write useful reports.
> How are those two statements incompatible?

IMO because lambda user and average nerd don't use the same software, or
at least not in the same way, so they don't experience the same bugs.
(gnome-app-install, some specific usages of gedit or gui admin apps, games for children)

That would be interessting to get a stats per source pkg:
number of bugs submitted / popcon(vote)

Simon Paillard

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